06 avril 2010

Art Market Shows Signs of Recovery as Sotheby's Contemporary Asian Art Sale Brings $19 M

HONG KONG.- Before an overflowing saleroom and telephone bank, Sotheby’s Hong Kong Contemporary Asian Art Spring Sale 2010 achieved a total of HK$144,881,000 / US$18,569,679, far exceeding the high estimate (HK$126,851,000 / US$16,342,214*). Liu Ye’s highly sought-after early work Bright Road fetched an impressive HK$19,140,000 / US$2.45 million after a round of intense bidding, almost tripling its high estimate (HK$4.5-6.5 million) and achieving a World Record for the Artist at Auction. Evelyn Lin, Head of Sotheby's Contemporary... [Lire la suite]
23 novembre 2009

Retrospective Cai Guo-Qiang @ The Taipei Fine Arts Museum

China-born artist Cai Guo-Qiang poses for the media in front of his art piece titled "Inopportune: Stage 1" during a media preview of his "Hanging Out in the Museum" exhibition at the Taipei Fine Arts Musuem November 20, 2009. The exhibition will last from November 21 to February 21, 2010. Reuters/Nicky Loh. TAIPEI.- The Taipei Fine Arts Museum presents a retrospective exhibition for the artist called “indispensable to this world” by The New York Times. Cai Guo-Qiang has left his mark on various cities and... [Lire la suite]
19 novembre 2009

Cai Guo-Qiang: 'Fallen Blossoms' @ The Philadelphia Museum of Art

It is Cai's first solo exhibition in Philadelphia and the first in the United States since his retrospective at the Guggenheim Museum in early 2008. Photo: EFE/Alfredo Aldai. PHILADELPHIA, PA.- The Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Fabric Workshop and Museum will present a multi-site exhibition of the work of Cai Guo-Qiang, one of the most prominent contemporary artists on the international art scene. Cai Guo-Qiang: Fallen Blossoms consists of a poetic meditation on the passing of time, memory, and memorializing. One of the... [Lire la suite]
05 mai 2009

Christie's Presents the Best in Asian Contemporary Art with Two Vibrant Sales in May

Project for Extraterrestrials No. 7 by Cai Guo-Qiang (estimate: HK$6-8 million / US$769,200-1,025,600), a work featured in New York’s Guggenheim Museum retrospective, Cai Guo-Qiang: I Want to Believe, in 2008. Christie´s Images Ltd. 2009. HONG KONG.- Christie’s Evening and Day sales of Asian Contemporary Art on May 24 and May 25 in Hong Kong will bring together the dynamic worlds of contemporary art from China, Japan, Korea and India, presenting a broad range of artists whose styles, techniques, and expressions represent the... [Lire la suite]
27 avril 2009

The Guggenheim exhibition catalogue Cai Guo-Qiang: I Want to Believe has won the 2008 George Wittenborn Memorial Book Award

Cai Guo-Qiang, Inopportune: Stage One, 2004. Nine cars and sequenced multichannel light tubes. Dimensions variable. Seattle Art Museum, Gift of Robert M. Arnold, in honor of the 75th Anniversary of the Seattle Art Museum, 2006. Exhibition copy installed at Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, 2008 © Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation New York. Photo by David Heald. NEW YORK, NY.- The Guggenheim exhibition catalogue Cai Guo-Qiang: I Want to Believe has won the 2008 George Wittenborn Memorial Book Award, which recognizes... [Lire la suite]
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17 mars 2009

Cai Guo-Qiang: I Want To Believe @ the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

Chinese artist Cai Guo-Qiang poses in front of his work “Drawing for the Prints of History, 2008," made with gun powder on paper which is presented in the exhibition I Want to Believe at the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao until September 13. Photo: EFE/Alfredo Aldai BILBAO.- From March 17 to September 6, 2009, the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao presents Cai Guo-Qiang: I Want To Believe, an exhibition that presents the full spectrum of the artist’s multimedia art in all its conceptual complexity. The exhibition comes to Bilbao after... [Lire la suite]
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